Goody’s Family Clothing Inc. has filed a disclosure statement and reorganization plan with the Delaware bankruptcy court, but unsecured creditors aren’t likely to collect much on their claims. The disclosure statement provides for them to get, on a prorated basis, “unsecured creditors cash and unsecured creditors notes,” the value of which was unspecified in the document. Sources familiar with the plan said that, although the hope is to have something left for unsecured creditors after other disbursements are made, it is likely that they will end up with a return of zero cents on the dollar. The retailer of moderate-priced family apparel, which filed for Chapter 11 on June 9, said a court hearing is set for Aug. 25. Should it get approval for the disclosure statement and reorganization plan, Goody’s can then begin the process of soliciting approval from creditors so it can obtain court confirmation of the plan. The current plan, if approved, will effect a compromise and settlement among the debtors and their pre-petition lenders. The retailer will be reorganized, and will continue operations. Paul White, Goody’s chief executive officer, said, “We appreciate the support of our vendor community, customers and employees during this Chapter 11 process.” Goody’s, with headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., operates 286 stores in 20 states.
To celebrate Pride 2018, @themarcjacobs released the #GratefulNotHateful campaign, a social media initiative aimed at extending Pride beyond the parade. Inspired by Jacobs’ everyday outlook, the campaign features Jacobs along with a group of models and social media stars who are members and supporters of the LGBT community, all seen wearing @marcbeauty’s Highliner Gel Eye Crayons in colors of the rainbow. Head to our Instagram stories to see close-ups of the liner. #wwdbeauty
Virgil Abloh’s dad Nee and Don Crawley, cofounder of RSVP Gallery, were some of the hometown crew at the Chicago-born designer’s debut show for Louis Vuitton. (📸: @jdiderich ) #wwdmens #louisvuitton #virgilabloh
About last night: @marycharteris and @adwoaaboah hit up Hyde Park for the Serpentine Galleries’ annual summer party held in partnership with @chanelofficial. Head to WWD.com to see more photos. #wwdfashion
“This is Paris, my first show. I’m all about democracy. If some kid shows up, flew from New Jersey to just be around, let’s get him a seat.” — @virgilabloh tells WWD’s @jdiderich ahead of his first show for @louisvuitton men’s. (📸: @alfredo_piola ) #wwdmens #virgilabloh #louisvuitton
“Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are dedicated to carrying on her legacy,” said Anna Bakst, brand president and chief executive officer of @katespadeny. The Kate Spade Foundation announced that it will be donating $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness in tribute to the recent death of Kate Spade. Read more on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @chinseephoto)
A first look at @virgilabloh’s sneakers for @louisvuitton. Abloh spoke to WWD about his debut collection for Louis Vuitton, creating @kendalljenner’s #metgala outfit and redefining the heritage brand. Read the full story on WWD.com. #wwdfashion 📷: @alfredo_piola)
The world’s largest producer of denim @iskodenim is sharing the strategy behind its product development process. Read our full interview with ISKO’s product development manager Baris Ozden on the company’s extensive research practices, upcoming denim trends and the latest material innovations on WWD.com. #iskodenim